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Core Rotations

Curriculum
PGY1
Adult Medicine - 8 weeks
Pediatrics - 8 weeks
Emergency Medicine - 6 weeks
Surgery - 4 weeks
Obstetrics - 8 weeks
Cardiology - 4 weeks
Family Medicine Introduction - 4 weeks
Orthopedics - 4 weeks
Community Medicine - 4 weeks
Core Rotation - 2 weeks
PGY2
Adult Medicine (night float) - 8 weeks
Pediatrics - 8 weeks
ICU Medicine - 4 weeks
Ophthalmology - 2 weeks
Medicine Elective - 4 weeks
Obstetrics - 8 weeks
Gynecology - 4 weeks
Sports Medicine - 4 weeks
Psychiatry - 4 weeks
Urology - 2 weeks
Geriatrics - 4 weeks
PGY3
Electives - 20 weeks
Adult Medicine - 8 weeks
Scholarly Activity - 4 weeks
Otolaryngology - 2 weeks
Podiatry - 2 weeks
Chief Resident - 8 weeks
Pediatric Emergency Medicine - 4 weeks
Neurology - 2 weeks
Dermatology - 2 weeks
PGY-1 Required Rotations (Off-Service Blocks)
 
  • Residents are off-service for 7 blocks of the year.
  • Below, you will find a sample schedule for all off-service rotations.
Sample PGY-1 Off Service Schedule
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General Surgery
 
  • Residents work with surgeons from Evansville Surgical Associates.
  • 1 on 1 with the surgeon during surgery, rounds and clinic.
  • Residents often “scrub in” and assist the surgeon.
Orthopedic Surgery 
 
  • Residents rotate with surgeons from Orthopaedic Associates.
  • Learn about treatment of common orthopedic injuries.
  • Spend time with the surgeon during surgery.
  • Gain valuable experience learning how to treat common orthopedic injuries and how to perform joint and trigger point injections.
Cardiology 
 
  • Residents rotate with cardiologists in the inpatient setting.
  • Exposed to multiple cardiac procedures including cardiac catheterizations, treadmill tests, stress echocardiograms, dobutamine stress echocardiograms and transesophageal echocardiograms.  Residents also evaluate inpatient consults and develop a management plan prior to discussing with the attending cardiologist.
  • Also gain experience reading and discussing EKGs.
     
Emergency Medicine 
 
  • Residents rotate through the ED during their first and third years of residency.
  • Rotations are split between Deaconess Midtown Hospital ED (Level 2 Trauma Center) and Deaconess Gateway Hospital ED.
  • Residents are given an opportunity to manage patients throughout their stay in the ED.
  • Residents are encouraged to see a wide variety of patients and often get opportunities to perform procedures like intubation, suturing, replacing PEG tubes and bandaging injuries.
2nd - 3rd Year Required Rotations
  • Dermatology
  • Psychiatry
  • Sports Medicine
  • Medicine Subspecialty Electives
  • Otolaryngology
  • Neurology
  • Scholarly Activity
  • Urology
  • Geriatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • ICU
  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Chief Resident
 View the full Curriculum and Curricular Track requirements
 
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